Christmas with Autism

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Five things I’ve learned about epilepsy since my son’s diagnosis

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Special Needs Families: Tis the season

If you are like me, you are very very excited about the upcoming seasons and activities…

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Special Needs Families: Getting ready for Ewok

We recently had our first training session with Sebastian’s service dog, Ewok.…

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Disability Assistance Dogs

Several months ago, I spent hours one morning calling and emailing all the disability…

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Special Needs Parenting: Two Kids, Two Schools

The Friday before the school year was set to begin, we took an impromptu tour of…

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Special Needs Families: Autumn is coming

The summer holidays have ended which can only mean one thing, the season is changing…

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Special Needs: Riding the Bus

Sebastian has been riding a bus to school for the past three years. He commutes to…

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Special Needs Siblings

Having 4 children is difficult, I am not going to lie. I love them with all my heart,…

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We deserve more!

One of the many things I struggle with, is being a step-parent

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Education Education Education

Once upon a time, a long, long time ago (oh OK in the ‘70s) non uniform wearing…

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Spend, Spend, Spend!

Despite a couple of decades out of the education system, I seem to be very susceptible…

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International Day of Charity

Charity. It can feel like a dirty word sometimes.

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Special Needs Parenting: Allowing Yourself to Go There

We recently learned our son’s hearing loss has progressed even more in the…

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Global Development Delay: The 2 year review

My daughter Sydney recently had her 2 year developmental review with our Health Visitor. 

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Special Needs Family: Accepting our new normal

We spend a lot of time focusing on the positives and accepting that this is our "normal".

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Special Needs Parenting: When did I stop introducing myself as me?

“Hi, I’m Heidi’s Mum”. That’s pretty much my standard…

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Special Needs: Thank you daddy

I do know where the ‘obsession’ came from. I am not sure I would call…

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Special Needs Parents: I want to go clubbing in Ibiza!

Slightly random title for a special needs blog isn’t it? Let me explain. 

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Things my daughter has taught me: Special Needs Parenting

11 months old and my daughter has taught me more than I have learnt in my life.

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Why I wish DIY SOS didn’t exist

It’s not because I’ve got anything against Nick Knowles, quite the opposite…

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Special Needs Parenting: If she could tell us when she hurts

Some days are easier than others to navigate through, when you have a nonverbal child.  

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Special Needs Campaigns: Interview with Clos-o-mat’s Claire Haymes

Clos-o-mat are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of equipment for changing…

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Special Needs Families: 5 companies that have exceptional customer service

Special needs parents are met with a host of daily complications so when we come…

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Our son with special needs will be turning four years old in just a couple of weeks.  

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And no, this time I’m not talking about the weather.

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Going on holiday is good for the soul, I truly believe that, which is why I am always…

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Awards and Conflicting Emotions

And lo, we are in the summer term and it’s only a few more weeks until the…

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This month, one of my blogs really received feedback from families all around and…

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Sunshine is Here!

The sunshine is here at last. The dark long nights being cosied inside have changed…

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Changing Seasons

The way the UK weather is behaving you’d be forgiven for thinking we’ve…

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How to Start a Running Routine When You Have Kids With Special Needs

Want to get fit but you're short on time? Juggling therapies and caring with…

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